Tuesday, 31 July 2012

ABBA Shop Display

Below is a picture of an ABBA shop display which I bought at a record fair a few years ago. The display was produced by the Polydor record company and is based on a set of photos taken by the Bravo photographer Wolfgang Heilemann during a photo session on 18th November 1980.

Sunday, 29 July 2012

ABBA UK Number 1 Album Record

In the 70s ABBA albums spent more weeks at the Number 1 spot than any other artist...

Friday, 27 July 2012

ABBA book added to my collection...

I have just added a new ABBA book to my collection - "The Complete ABBA - A 40th Anniversary Celebration" written by Simon Sheridan. The book provides details of the groups early years, followed by a review of each single / album release then ends with Mamma Mia, Abbaworld and the release of the Super Trouper Deluxe CD and the "Somewhere In The Crowd There's You" video.

Wednesday, 25 July 2012

Latest Abba Collection - SOS 7" On Vogue

Here is the latest item I have added to my ABBA collection - a 7" SOS single on the Vogue record label.


Tuesday, 24 July 2012

July 24th 1975 - Bang-a-boomerang released in France

Today, 24th July, in 1975 ABBA released Bang-a-boomerang with SOS (which you would think was the wrong way round) as the B side in France on Vogue records...



Sunday, 22 July 2012

21st July 1980 The Winner Takes It All single released in the UK

On the 21st July 1980 ABBA released The Winner Takes It All 7" single in the UK which would hit the number 1 spot a few weeks later ...


Tuesday, 17 July 2012

Voulez-Vous 12" Blue Vinyl

Here is a picture of my 12" Voulez-Vous which was released as part of the last Record Store Day - mine was purchased in Brighton which I think has some nice historical relevance...


Monday, 16 July 2012

Super Trouper Note Book...

Thought I would share a picture of my Super Trouper notebook which I use to keep track of my daily tasks and activities..


Sunday, 15 July 2012

Abba Phone Cards - Set 1

I have two sets of ABBA phone cards in my collection ... Not quite sure where they are from so if you know get in touch...


Thursday, 12 July 2012

Lay All Your Love On Me Promo

This is the latest addition to my Abba collection - a 7" Promo copy of Lay All Your Love On Me with Super Trouper on the B side from the album "The Very Best Of Abba".


Wednesday, 11 July 2012

12th July 1980 - The Winner Takes It All Video

Today, the 12th July, in 1980 ABBA met to film the iconic video for their new single "The Winner Takes It All",



"The Visitors" review from T3 magazine

This is the quick review of " The Visitors" which appeared in T3 magazine


"The Visitors" Review From Q Magazine

This is the review of "The Visitors" from Q magazine...


New ABBA 7" Singles

This week I have added two new 7" singles to my ABBA collection. The first is Voulez-Vous / Does Your Mother Know which was released in Bulgaria.

The second was Dancing Queen which was imported from Japan


Welcome to the first post in my new ABBA blog...